A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:36:07 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 17:36:07 / March 11, 2017 @ 5:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 507.89 km (316 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 179.9396° East, -24.4164° South, depth 507.89 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ss6. Unique identifier: us20008ss6.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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